[nfbmi-talk] special conference call

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Tue Aug 28 20:50:54 UTC 2012

Executive Order 2012 went in to effect yesterday.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Powell" <mpowell at wowway.com>
To: "'NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List'" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 3:56 PM
Subject: [nfbmi-talk] special conference call

> Hello to all federation and list serve friends.
> On Monday, September 10, 2012, at seven PM you are invited to participate 
> in
> a conference call which I will host along with Dave Robinson.      We 
> would
> like to get input from our membership concerning Executive Order 2012-10 
> so
> that we can develop an official position, and policy statement concerning
> it.
> Your comments should be brief and to the point.  Tell us what you think
> about the order and why.   Your views will not be challenged or attacked.
> We will not be engaging in any kind of debate over specifics or have a 
> long
> drawn out discussion.  You will not be called upon to argue or justify 
> your
> point of view.  We will not be discussing any strategies or actions we
> should take concerning the order.    All I would ask, is that you call in,
> make your comments, and they will be recorded and documented.  The goal is
> to develop a statement of policy that reflects the overall sentiment of 
> the
> majority of the members of the National Federation of the Blind of 
> Michigan.
> It is my hope that we can have a position statement that acknowledges and
> gives voice to all the feelings our members have concerning the impact of
> this order on the future of services to the blind people of Michigan.
> The conference call line number is: (605)475-4333.  The access code to get
> into the meeting is: 902855 followed by the pound sign.
> The meeting will run from 7 to 8:30.  At 8:30 our members at large chapter
> will need the conference line for their meeting.     So it is important 
> that
> we don't go into their time.
> If you have any questions or suggestions feel free to Email or call me.
> mpowell at wowway.com or, (586)754-1325.
> If you know anyone who does not have a computer, but would want to weigh 
> in
> on this issue, have them call me at any time before the call in meeting.
> Thank you for your help with this matter that we all regard as very
> important.  Please give it some thought and be ready to call in Monday,
> September 10, from 7 PM to 8:30.  Since the meeting is two weeks away I 
> will
> send this email again next week and the day of our meeting as a reminder.
> For those going on the bridge walk have a great time and God keep you 
> safe.
> The same goes for anyone else either going away or just laying back this
> Labor Day weekend.
> Thanks again and we'll talk to all of you soon.
> Michael Powell
> 1st-Vice-President
> National Federation of the Blind of Michigan
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